Soledad Unified School District

Weekly Newsletter - May 15, 2020

Every Student...Every Day!

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Soledad USD Hires a New Special Education Director!


WHEREAS, California’s Legislature recognized that every aspect of a child’s educational experience is impacted by a classified school employee and named the third full week of May as Classified School Employee Week to honor the accomplishments and contributions these employees make to our schools and educational community; and

WHEREAS, the Soledad Unified School District Board of Education recognizes the crucial roles and vital services our classified school employees provide to improve student learning, meet school standards, and build a better future for Monterey County and urges students, parents, and the entire community to show their appreciation for all Monterey County Classified Employees; and

WHEREAS, performing many behind-the-scene tasks and working to create an effective learning environment, every classified employee position serves an important purpose in support of the educational system and allows student instruction to advance to greater heights; and

WHEREAS, maintaining a pristine campus, assisting with coursework, reaching out to parents, driving students to school, and feeding them nutritious meals are just a small mixture of the talent and skill classified employees transmit to provide positive results and contribute immensely to school operations and student success; and

WHEREAS, playing a crucial role in education, Soledad Unified School District classified employees interact daily with students, enrich their lives, form trusted bonds, serve as positive role models, and ensure our students receive the support they need to learn, grow, and create a healthy path for themselves:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Soledad Unified School District Board of Education, in accordance with California Education Code Section 45460, does hereby adopt Resolution Number 4-03-20 to recognize the numerous contributions of our Classified Employees and recognizes the full week of May 17-23, 2020 as Classified School Employee Week.

Passed and Adopted on the

8TH Day of April 2020

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Board of Trustees Recognize Retirees

At their regular meeting on May 13, 2020, the Board of Trustees adopted resolutions to recognize our retirees. Due to COVID-19, we were not able to organize a dinner, as is our practice; but they will still get the much coveted Clock! The Board took a minute to recognize each of our Retirees as they knew each one of them and said they will be missed.

Congratualtions to the followin:

Julia Turner, New Teacher Support & Development Coordinator

Lisa Bohmert-Jordan, Teacher at Gabilan Elementary

Rosa Bazan, Instructional Aide at Frank Ledesma Elementary

Jana Martinez, Library Technician at Gabilan Elementary

We will all miss you and wish you the best as you embark on a new chapter in your lives!

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On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the San Vicente and Metz Road Preschool had their Drive Through Graduation! Congratulations to our future! (Different times call from different measures, as the saying goes.)

Before you know it, it'll be middle school and then high school! Check out the pictures and how proud they are of their accomplishment. Thank you to the teachers who went out of their way to organize the graduation!